Shift Technician
Spalding, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Role

We’re looking for a Shift Technician to join our growing team! You will be responsible for operating our Spalding Power Station safely and efficiently by performing routine testing, monitoring the plant activities, and carrying out any required maintenance to help us ensure that the plant is reliable, and availability is always maximised.

The Spalding Team

InterGen’s team at Spalding comprises a close-knit team of highly skilled and experienced individuals, who are dedicated to our vision of Operational Excellence.  We embody a culture of safety, reliability, and enterprise, which delivers flagship levels of plant performance and keeps us all engaged and energised in our mission - providing dependable and efficient Megawatts to help power the UK.

The Spalding site is a friendly, sociable, and exciting environment and when we’re not hard at work, you can expect regular social events and seasonal gatherings.

Role Summary

·         Operation and supervision of the power generation process from a central control room, including internal and external plant operations & checks and predictive & preventive monitoring tasks,

·         Carry out various operational processes to ensure that the plant is fully prepared for return to service following maintenance, outage or other shutdown period

·         Carry out routine on-load and off-load testing of plant and apparatus to ensure that safety critical protective systems and stand-by systems are fully functional and ready for operation,

·         Achievement of full Safety Controller authorisation and upgrading to Shift Team Leader is a requirement of this position.

·         Undertake and complete training to enact the duties of Acceptor, Issuer and Appointed Person roles (including HV apparatus operation & switching up to 400kV) under the InterGen Safety Rules.

·         Carry out analysis of water / steam cycle and environmental chemistry and implement corrective actions

·         Reviewing, writing, and amending procedures. Updating site drawings and plant labelling. Implementing changes and improvements as required, to ensure all procedures, drawings and labels are accurate,

·         Use of Maintenance Management System for quality defect reporting and to record the completion of operational, maintenance and HSE/compliance tasks,

·         Performing emergency response duties whilst supporting the Shift Team Leader and management teams

·         Full participation in all availability and reliability programmes whilst taking ownership of individual actions to drive effective improvements.

Why you?

As our next Shift Technician, you will need to have a minimum of 3 years expertise in heavy industrial power generation plant equipment, such as gas and steam turbines and high-pressure boilers. You must have previous experience with the systems and processes including the balance of plant systems and distributed control systems (DCS). Having a solid grasp of industry safety regulations is essential. You will be a great communicator, have strong interpersonal skills and have proficient I.T abilities. The Shift Technician’s at InterGen display self-motivation, demonstrate a dedicated work ethic, and pay close attention to detail in everything that they do.

If you’re a true team player with a positive attitude and you strive to perform at your very best and encourage others to do the same, then we’d love to hear from you!


·         Equivalent of HND in an industry-relevant discipline with a high level of suitable knowledge & experience, (qualifications below this may be acceptable if evidenced by suitable experience)

·         Safety related qualifications, e.g. IOSH or NEBOSH certificate

What we offer

·         262.5 hours holiday leave (35 days, including bank holidays).

·         Discretionary bonus scheme

·         Life Assurance

·         Income Protection

·         Pension Scheme

·         Private Medical Insurance

·         Health & Wellbeing Programs

·         Company Sick Pay Scheme

·         Eyecare Vouchers

·         Savings Platform

·         Maternity / Paternity benefits

·         Educational Assistance Programmes

Why InterGen?

Whether you’re working from our Edinburgh office, remote location or at one of our Power Stations, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and teamwork are championed.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community, and you will help us foster a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes and help shape our culture.

We provide a wide array of compensation, benefits and well-being programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees.  We are open to candidates wanting to work part-time or full-time, on a permanent or fixed term contract basis.  We believe in each person’s potential and we’ll help you with yours by offering the development resources you need to advance your career.

With the strength of our company and reputation behind you, a culture of high-performance that motivates you and the freedom to drive your career your way, our shared purpose and values will inspire you to make an impact in an organisation whose vision is working towards a world with stable and dependable energy for generations.

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